INDEPENDENT FILMS – Kathy Kay

The Victoria Film Festival is on Feb. 6 to 15 and has a host of delights

Since mid-December we have been treated with the usual late releases of quality films as they set themselves up for the award season.

Not to be missed include the brilliant Force Majeure, The Humbling, and Citizenfour making the rounds at The Vic and Cinecenta.

The Victoria Film Festival is on Feb. 6 to 15 and has a host of delights including Sturla Gunnarsson’s Monsoon (word is that ‘himself’ will be attending). Also showing is Lambert & Stamp, a film about the two cool gents who managed The Who to … shall we say infamy?

For the culture-y types there is the surprisingly accessible inside look at the New York Review of Books in Fifty Year Argument featuring great interviews with people who have shaped, not just the Review, but also history.

And let one of today’s greatest documentary filmmakers Frederick Wiseman take you on a behind the scenes tour of the London National Gallery in National Gallery. For those of you who share my love of Danish directors, the VFF brings you Lone Scherfig’s latest The Riot Club, oh, and don’t miss Dukhtar and …

 

 

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